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Coal Ministry launches auction process for 40 new coal mines


  • The Ministry said, a total of 88 coal mines are on offer, out of these 40 are new coal mines whereas the remaining 48 coal mines are rollover mines from the earlier round of auctions.
  • The total geological resources of about 55 billion tonnes of coal are on offer, of which 57 are fully explored mines and 31 are partially explored mines. 
  • The Ministry said, there are four coking coal mines on offer.